September 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

BEYOND FEAR Begin Recording Debut Album

BEYOND FEAR, the brand new hard-hitting metal outfit founded by current ICED EARTH and former JUDAS PRIEST vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens have entered an Ohio studio to begin recording their debut album for SPV Records, tentatively due in early 2006. "Things are going real good," Owens said. "Eric [Elkins; CRYPTKICKER, ALL YOU FEAR] nailed his ...

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KAMELOT Announce Exclusive Southeast U.S. Show

American/Norwegian power metal act KAMELOT and Anvil Productions have announced an exclusive Southeast U.S. concert on Veteran's Day (November 11, 2005). The show will take place at Boomerz's Boiler Room in Seminole, Florida and will mark KAMELOT's only appearance this year in the Southeast. Tickets will go on sale Friday, September 9. Tickets prices will ...

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DEEP PURPLE Guitarist's NASA Experience

DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse recently took time out to write a letter about his NASA experience. Read the letter at this location. DEEP PURPLE's new album, "Rapture of the Deep" is scheduled for release on October 21 via Edel Records. The band spent five weeks at a Los Angeles studio earlier this ...

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CLUTCH To Support CKY On U.K. Tour

CLUTCH will be supporting CKY on a U.K. tour beginning in late September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 27 - Carling Academy – Bristol, UK Sep. 28 – Barfly – Cardiff, UK (CLUTCH Only) Sep. 29 – Astoria – London, UK Sep. 30 - Pyramid Center – Portsmouth, UK Oct. 01 – Academy – ...

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OPETH: 'The Grand Conjuration' Video Posted Online

OPETH's video for the track "The Grand Conjuration", featuring a special guest appearance by STRAPPING YOUNG LAD drummer Gene Hoglan, has been posted online at Roadrun.com. The song comes off the group's new album, "Ghost Reveries", available now on Roadrunner Records. The CD was mastered on June 16 at the Cutting Room facilities ...

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RUFFIANS To Embark On European Tour

RUFFIANS, the reunited power metal band that at one time featured in its ranks late VICIOUS RUMORS frontman Carl Albert, will embark an a two-week European tour in October/November. The dates are as follows: Oct. 28 - Lubeck, GER - Sounds Oct. 29 - Brande-Hornerkirchen, GER – Cantina Oct. 30 - Leeuwarden, NETH - TBA ...

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Heavy Metal Cinema: Rock, Shock And Schlock

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room in San Francisco, California is presenting a series of films under the banner "Heavy Metal Cinema: Rock, Shock and Schlock" on September 9, 14, 16, 23 and 30. The following is a brief description of the series, as posted at SFStation.com: "Heavy metal rock music has always ...

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THE CROWN: Posthumous Triple-DVD Set Due In January

According to MTV.com, Swedish thrashers THE CROWN will release a posthumous triple-DVD set on January 10, 2006. The package will trace the band's history from their inception in 1990 to their breakup in March 2004. Vocalist Johan Lindstrand had previously stated about the set, "This will be the final goodbye to our true fans out ...

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BEN JACKSON GROUP: Acoustic Tracks Posted Online

BEN JACKSON GROUP, the Florida-based hard rock band featuring former CRIMSON GLORY/PARISH guitarist Ben Jackson on guitar/vocals, have uploaded two previously unreleased acoustic tracks that were originally intended to appear on the Japanese version of the group's sophomore album, "All Over You". Check out the songs "It's You, Love" (mp3) and "Cage Around ...

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